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  1. Tracking the Fracking Boom

    ... the 1940s that involves high-pressure injections of water, sand and chemicals into oil and gas wells, cracking open thin layers of ... trapped there. When fracking occurs, the company injects water and chemicals at high pressure in several stages, creating fractures in ...

    cmacdonald - 01/24/2015 - 19:46

  2. More Secret Reports from Congressional Research Service

    ... Nuclear Power & Radiation , Water & Oceans , WatchDog TipSheet ...

    cmacdonald - 01/22/2015 - 19:42

  3. Swimming with a New Tide

    ... they would have to accompany scientists working under water. The problem? Neither of them had diving experience. But that ... Journalism & Media , Water & Oceans ...

    cmacdonald - 01/24/2015 - 19:47

  4. Mentoring Match: Veteran Freelancer Guides Radio Rookie

    ... authentic West Texas accent – and her unusual take on a water quality story from her region. We were both at the freelance workshop ... Laura Bush – which I'd gotten into because of my blog "Water Tells" – carrying my little Olympus DS recorder and a set of earbuds. ...

    cmacdonald - 01/24/2015 - 19:35

  5. Taking the Chaos out of Your Disaster Coverage

    ... of the chemicals routinely released into the land, air and water, along with potential health effects and known violations. It’s ... support for cleanups that involve major rivers and water bodies such as the Ohio River, Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. The NOAA ...

    Kaileen St. Antoine - 01/24/2015 - 19:44

  6. Groups Sue EPA for Data on Toxic Fracking Chemicals

    ... about these chemicals, which can end up in people's drinking water. But the inventive enviros want to use a different law to help unlock the ... loophole exempted oil and gas producers from Safe Drinking Water Act requirements that they publicly disclose the chemicals they pump ...

    cmacdonald - 01/22/2015 - 19:43

  7. Peak Water: A New Way To Look at Long-Term Water Issues

    October 27, 2010 Since water keeps flowing, you may not be used to considering it as a limited, finite ... However, at any given time there's only so much usable fresh water available for core needs such as drinking, sanitation, agriculture, ...

    cmacdonald - 10/27/2010 - 21:52

  8. Starting Points: Surface and Ground Water Quality

    ... 2011 Serious problems with surface and ground water quality continue to occur in most parts of the US. There are many sources ... starting point is the Spring 2011 newsletter of the National Water Quality Monitoring Council, whose members represent many federal, state, ...

    cmacdonald - 05/11/2011 - 23:02

  9. Celebrating 25 Years, Fluff Free

    ... spoke in his Ripple Effect blog about the August 2014 water contamination caused by toxic blue-green algae in his city by the lake. ... and public health. But it’s more than that. The water crisis that affected 500,000 in Toledo brought into focus not only the ...

    Kaileen St. Antoine - 01/12/2015 - 16:04

  10. Firm Seeks To Silence Fracking Pollution Concerns with Defamation Suit

    ... The video of Steve Lipsky setting his drinking water on fire nearly went viral on You Tube. The fracking company he thinks ... found that Range Resources fracking had polluted Lipsky's water — but withdrew its finding after the elected Texas Railroad Commission ...

    cmacdonald - 09/18/2014 - 23:02

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